Action and Reaction Forces: Law & Examples

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1. In which way do forces always act?

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1. What force do books on a table exert on the table?

2. Fill in the blank: For every action force, there is an equal and opposite ____ force.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you quickly assess your knowledge of the way one force acts on another. You will be quizzed on your understanding of terms and examples detailed in the lesson.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The way in which forces act
  • The term that explains the force that a pile of books exerts on a table
  • What Newton's third law of motion states
  • How to determine the force of an object with a specific weight against the object on which it rests

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about how forces act on each other
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about motion in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the examples of Newton's third law of motion and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding action-reaction pairs

Additional Learning

To learn more about this law of physics, review the accompanying lesson called Action and Reaction Forces: Law, Examples & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define action and reaction forces
  • Demonstrate the idea of interaction pairs
  • Explain action-reaction pairs
  • Discuss Newton's third law of motion
  • Provide several examples of action-reaction forces
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